Leeona Emerald and Ariel Emerald

Mirage Nice & Perfect

They’ll sculpt your face until you’re good… by Walter Price   Right, the raw surface tones of “Nice & Perfect” are easily psych Nirvana and Offspring in a track that brings a refreshing dark-angst garage-rock not gonna take it lament. Ontario Canada’s Mirage (Leeona Emerald and Ariel Emerald)  may have done their homework on American…

The Naysayers

The Naysayers Passing By

I need someone to help just to get a reaction, All the while I’m passing by by Walter Price   I have been an instant fan ever since I heard The Naysayers (Harrie Kingston, Nathaniel Parbery, Gordon Holland, Jakk Burgess) pull a modern Kinks with their catchy titled EP Dee Eye Why a couple years ago.…

Don’t Forget The Fall

When I was 18, the vision was to make music that didn’t exist, because everything else was so unsatisfactory.” – Mark E. Smith by Walter Price   I am not an historian when it comes to Mark E. Smith’s prolific (30+ official albums) post-punk band The Fall but it dawned on me this morning that…

el terrible band

El Terrible What Rough Beast

“it’s the song that’s sad, not you” by Walter Price   Showing influence from significant luminaries Jesus & Mary Chain, Bauhaus and Sisters of Mercy San Francisco’s El Terrible (Terry Ashkinos, Scott Eberhardt, Adrian McCullough) have a thriller new 7 track album What Rough Beast (out 12 May Breakup Records) that creeps in and out of the…